Scarlet passion flower

Passiflora coccinea

''Passiflora coccinea'' is a fast-growing vine, bearing striped, 2 cm passion fruits with edible pulp. Its beautiful dark red flowers share similarities with those of ''Passiflora vitifolia''. It is usually grown by seeds or cuttings. The fruit is quite similar to that of ''Passiflora capsularis'' because the fruit of these are the only red ones in the Passifloraceae. It is usually eaten fresh. Native to the Amazon region of Peru, Brazil, and Bolivia as well as Venezuela and the Guianas.

Most plants cultivated as ''Passiflora coccinea'' turn out to be ''Passiflora miniata'' Vanderpl.


vtPassifloraSection Astrophea
*arborea
*lindeniana
*putumayensis
*sphaerocarpa
*tica
Section Coccinea
*aimae
*coccinea
*guyanensis
*quadriglandulosa
*speciosa
*vitifolia
Section DecalobaAuriculata
*auriculata
*fanchonae
*ferruginea
*jatunsachensis
Bryonioides
*adenopoda
*bryonioides
*morifolia
Decaloba
*allantophylla
*alnifolia
*amalocarpa
*andreana
*anfracta
*apetala
*azeroana
*bicornis
*bicrura
*bicuspidata
*biflora
*bilobata
*boenderi
*bogotensis
*capsularis
*citrina
*lutea
*sanguinolenta
*tulae
*xiikzodz
*yucatanensis
Disemma
*aurantia
*aurantioides
*cinnabarina
*cochinchinensis
*cupiformis
*eberhardtii
*henryi
*herbertiana
*hollrungii
*jiangfengensis
*jugorum
*kwangtungensis
*leschenaultii
*moluccana
*papilio
*perakensis
*siamica
*xishuangbannaensis
Hahniopathanthus
*cissampeloides
*guatemalensis
*hahnii
*membranacea
*quetzal
Deidamioides
*gracillima
*pacifica
*tryphostemmatoides
Distephana
*glandulosa
*miniata
*variolata
LaurifoliaLaurifolia
*ambigua
*acuminata
*laurifolia
*nitida
Quadrangulares
*alata
*christianii
*marcocarpa
*quadrangularis
*trialata
Tiliifolia
*ligularis
*maliformis
*seemannii
PassifloraPassiflora
*bahiensis
*cincinnata
*edulis
*filamentosa
*incarnata
*malacophylla
*mayarum
*palmatisecta
*pedata
*prolata
*recurva
*serratifolia
*setacea
*trintae
Stipulata
*actinia
*amethystina
*arida
*bahamensis
*caerulea
*castellanosii
*catharinensis
*chocoensis
*crassifolia
*cyanea
*deltoifolia
*dispar
*eichleriana
*elegans
*exura
*foetida
*galbana
*garckei
*gardneri
*gibertii
*gritensis
*imbeana
*jilekii
*loefgrenii
*lonchophora
*madidiana
*mapiriensis
*menispermifolia
*mooreana
*mucronata
*mucugeana
*oerstedii
*picturata
*racemosa
*resticulata
*retipetala
*saccoi
*setulosa
*sprucei
*subpeltata
*subrotunda
*tenuifolia
*trisulca
*tucumanensis
*umbilicata
*urbaniana
*urubiciensis
TacsoniaBoliviana
*gracilens
Colombiana
*adulterina
*ampullacea
*antioquiensis
*crispolanata
*cremastantha
*cuatrecasasii
*coactilis
*cremastantha
*flexipes
*formosa
*lanata
*leptomischa
*linearistipula
*pamplonensis
*quindeinsis
*rigidifolia
*rugosa
*tenerifensis
*trianae
*truxillensis
*unipetala
Elkea
*anastomosans
*brachyantha
*cumbalensis
*jamesonii
*linda
*luzmarina
*roseorum
*sanctae-barbarae
*tarminiana
*tripartita
*zamorana
Fimbriatistipula
*fimbriatistipula
*uribei
Insignes
*carrascoensis
*insignis
*lanceolata
*mandonii
*pilosicorona
*pinnatistipula
Manicata
*macropoda
*manicata
*peduncularis
*trisecta
Parritana
*jardinensis
*parritae
Tasconia
*amazonica
*matthewsii
*mixta
*schlimiana
Rathea
*andina
*harlingii
*colombiana
Tasconiopsis
*bracteosa
*purdiei
Trifoliata
*trifoliata
Taxonomy
KingdomPlantae
DivisionAngiosperms
ClassEudicots
OrderMalpighiales
FamilyPassifloraceae
GenusPassiflora
SpeciesP. coccinea